Lewisham Council - Downham and Whitefoot


Downham and Whitefoot

An area with a strong sense of community, a leisure centre, library and shops.

Local events

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Colouring Club Free

Downham Library 18 October 10.30AM to 11am

Join us for a fun colouring session


Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Downham Library 19 October 2pm to 2.30PM

Join us in the children’s library for a session of songs, nursery rhymes and stories for 0-2 year olds. Everyone welcome, no need to book.


Stars Tae Kwon Do Academy Kids Class

HAKA Sports Complex 19 October 6.30PM to 7.30PM

Tae Kwon Do training for 5–14-year-olds


Lewisham Tai Chi: In 'The Barn' at The Green Man

The Green Man 19 October 6.30PM to 8pm

Tai chi classes in Lewisham for health, relaxation and self defence.


Saturday Morning Football Club

Forster Memorial Park 21 October 10am to 12 noon

Sports Fun 4 All provide a fun filled, inclusive environment for boys and girls of mixed abilities where they can learn the fundamentals of football focusing on passing and dribbling. All staff are FA qualified, First Aid, Safeguarding and DBS checked


Schools in the area:


Downham was mostly farmland until the 1920s with a rifle range that was close to today's Rangefield Road. London county Council bought the farmland between 1920-23 and built two-storey brick houses with gardens.


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